Joshua Turner

Male 1828 - 1909  (81 years)


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  • Name Joshua Turner 
    Birth 11 Nov 1828  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Census 1830  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fishing River twp, p 386. 
    1830 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Sheet 386
    1830 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Sheet 386
    --John Turner--Free white males 0-5: 1, free white males 5-10: 1, free white males 10-15: 1, free white males 15-20: 1, free white males 30-40: 1; free white females 0-5: 2, free white females 10-15: 1, free white females 30-40: 1.
    Census 1840  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fishing River twp, p 328. 
    1840 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Sheet 328
    1840 Census for Ray County, Missouri, Sheet 328
    --John Turner--Free white males 0-5: 2, free white males 10-15: 1, free white males 15-20: 1, free white males 40-50: 1, free white males 60-70: 1; free white females 0-5: 2, free white females 10-15: 1, free white females 40-50: 1.
    Census 1850  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    District 75, dwelling/family 1318/1318, p 379A, farmer aged 25; real estate value $150; b. Missouri; enumerated 15 Nov 1850 by Geo. J. Wasson. 
    1850 Census for Ray County, Missouri, District 75, Sheet 379A
    1850 Census for Ray County, Missouri, District 75, Sheet 379A
    Turner, John.....56...head
    ______, Jane.....53...wife
    ______, Joseph...17...son
    ______, Martha...22...daughter
    ______, Arthur...16...son
    Wallace, James...10...grandson
    Turner, Joshua...25...son
    ______, Cynthia..22...daughter-in-law
    ______, William.. 1...grandson
    ______, John.....19...son
    Inheritance 21 Oct 1872  Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Letters of Administration for the Estate of John Turner
    Letters of Administration for the Estate of John Turner
    Thomas Turner applied for Letters of Administration in the Estate of his father, John Turner. Heirs listed were: James J. Turner, L. W. Turner, Ellen Wallace, James J Wallace [grandson], Thomas Turner, Joshua Turner, A. D. Turner, Joseph Turner, and Martha Titus. Administrator's Bond was issued to Thomas Turner as principal and Noah McGuire, John Odell and A. J. Duncan as security in the amount $2,500. Letters were issued to Thomas Turner by Judge D. P. Whitener.
    Death 12 Dec 1909  Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Former State Legislator Dies at Home in Easton. Joshua Turner, one of the oldest residents of Easton, died Sunday afternoon of senility. Mr. Turner was 84 years old and at one time in the early days he represented the north district in the state legislature. Mr. Turner came to Easton in 1856. He leaves five daughters. They are Mrs. Colona Gwartney, 624 Pawnee street; Mrs. Eldorado Crofton, of Kansas City, Kan.; Mrs. Taney La Fountain Kansas City, Mo.; Mrs. Senora Edmonson, Butler County, Mo.; and Mrs. Nevada Burnham, Platte City. [Source: Leavenworth Times, Leavenworth, Kansas, December 14, 1909]

      (2) "Uncle" Joshua Turner, for over half a century a resident of Easton, died yesterday afternoon at a local hospital after a long illness, says the 'Leavenworth Post'. TURNER was 84 years of age and was known to all the old settlers. In the early days he was quite a prominent figure in local politics and served two terms in the State Legislature from the north district. The deceased is survived by a widow and several grown up children. Pell Turner, a well known school teacher, is one of his sons. Among the other children are Alonzo Turner, a prominent attorney in the South, Joe Turner of Kansas City and Bert Turner. Turner came to Kansas in 1856 and settled at Easton. He leaves five daughters, Mrs. Colona Gwartney, 624 Pawnee St.; Mrs. Fanny McFountain, Kansas City, MO; Mrs. Nevada Burnham of Platte County, MO; and Mrs. Sonora Edmandson of Butler County, MO. [Source: Topeka Daily Capital, Topeka, Shawnee County, Kansas, December 21, 1909]
    LATE JOSHUA TURNER - VETERAN OF TWO WARS
Old Soldier, Who Lived in Leavenworth County for Fifty-Five Years, Member of Kansas Legislature
    LATE JOSHUA TURNER - VETERAN OF TWO WARS Old Soldier, Who Lived in Leavenworth County for Fifty-Five Years, Member of Kansas Legislature
    Leavenworth Times, December 18, 1909, page 3.
    Burial Easton Cemetery, Easton, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I2711  My Genealogy
    Last Modified 5 Feb 2020 

    Father John Turner,   b. 18 Nov 1794, Madison Co, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 17 Oct 1872, Elkhorn, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Sarah Jane West,   b. ca 1797, Madison Co, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Apr 1867, Orrick, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years) 
    Marriage 7 Jul 1814  Madison Co, Kentucky, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • (1) Kentucky Marriage Records from the Register of the Kentucky Historical Society (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 1983), 442. (2) Judge W. Rodes Shackelford, comp. Early Marriage Records, Madison County, Kentucky (Richmond, KY: Register of the Kentucky State Historical Society, Vol. 37, no. 120, July 1939), 35. (2) Ancestry.com. Kentucky, U.S., County Marriage Records, 1783-1965 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2016. Original data: Marriage Records. Kentucky Marriages. Madison County Courthouse, Richmond, Kentucky. Accessioned Ancestry.com 17 Jan 2022.
    Permission Letter from Littleton West for his daughter Sarah Jane West to marry John Turner
    Permission Letter from Littleton West for his daughter Sarah Jane West to marry John Turner
    June 7th, 1814. Sir John Turner comes for lissons [license] for himself and my daughter Jane West. Sir let him have them and you will obblige [obligate] your [h]umble servent. [signed] Litton [Littleton] West. Test: Turner Harper and James McClane.
    Family ID F617  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Cynthia Ann Drake,   b. 26 Apr 1830, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 22 Feb 1873, Easton, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 42 years) 
    Children 
     1. William Turner,   b. ca 1849, Ray Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     2. Coloma Turner,   b. 4 Mar 1855, Easton, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 12 Dec 1939, Leavenworth, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 84 years)
     3. Nevada S. Turner,   b. Mar 1856, Easton, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 24 Feb 1945, Maysville, DeKalb Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 88 years)
     4. Mary Eldora Turner,   b. ca 1861, Easton, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1919, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 58 years)
     5. Senora Turner,   b. 18 Nov 1863, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 4 Jan 1941, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 77 years)
     6. Montana Turner,   b. Mar 1865, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1941, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 75 years)
     7. Infant Turner,   b. ca 1873, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1873, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 0 years)
    Family ID F1351  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 10 Feb 2017 

    Family 2 Martha Ellen Adamson,   b. 4 Jan 1847, New Market, Platte Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 26 Sep 1916, Smithville, Clay Co, Missouri, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 69 years) 
    Children 
     1. Alonzo Gwartney Turner,   b. 13 Jun 1876, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. 20 Feb 1937, Tampa, Hillsborough Co, Florida, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 60 years)
     2. Roxana A. Turner,   b. Feb 1878, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. Yes, date unknown
     3. Pell P. Turner,   b. 31 Mar 1880, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this locationd. ca 1951, Leavenworth Co, Kansas, USA Find all individuals with events at this location (Age 70 years)
    Family ID F9125  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart
    Last Modified 15 Feb 2017